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Experimental status of LNU in B decays in LHCb

by Sean Benson

Submission summary

As Contributors: Sean Benson
Preprint link: scipost_201901_00044v2
Date accepted: 2019-01-21
Date submitted: 2019-01-18
Submitted by: Benson, Sean
Submitted to: SciPost Physics Proceedings
Proceedings issue: The 15th International Workshop on Tau Lepton Physics (Amsterdam, 2018-09)
Domain(s): Experimental
Subject area: High-Energy Physics - Experiment

Abstract

In the Standard Model, the three charged leptons are identical copies of each other, apart from mass differences. Experimental tests of this feature in semileptonic decays of b-hadrons are highly sensitive to New Physics particles which preferentially couple to the 2nd and 3rd generations of leptons. A review of the latest lepton universality tests in semileptonic $b\to c$ transitions at LHCb is reported.

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Submission & Refereeing History

Resubmission scipost_201901_00044v2 on 18 January 2019
Submission scipost_201901_00044v1 on 16 January 2019

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